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It's my fault - I passed this on to them. It's hard to have dreams or goals for the future because of the uncertainty…"

Jun 29, 2007 Comments: 1
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"Sometimes I feel like the nurse, the advocate, the case manager, the social worker - and nothing is left at the end of the day for my spouse."

Mito is a particularly difficult chronic illness for a partner (not to mention the patient) to understand. With its ill-defined nature and tremendous variety of health problems, the difficulty with diagnosis and uncertainty over the progression of the disease complicates matters. Some things to keep in mind and might help you and your partner are:

May 29, 2007 Comments: 0
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"I've lost my identity now that I can't work or go back to school"I was recently asked to share what was helpful to me when going to college with a chronic illness and decided to outline them below for others who may be facing some of the same challenges when starting college.We are going to visit some colleges that I am thinking of applying to. What should I look for when I go to visit the campus?

May 28, 2007 Comments: 0
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Sickness and Your Kids: Knowing When to Change the Game Plan

Sickness: An Unavoidable Right of Passage

Kids get sick, each and every one of 'em. Sickness is not only a right of passage to overall growth and development, but essential to our immune systems ability to keep us healthy.

May 01, 2007 Comments: 1
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The severe fatigue of mitochondrial disease (Mito) can be one of the most difficult symptoms that people with Mito suffer from. This article discusses the general overall tiredness experienced by people with Mito.

Apr 29, 2007 Comments: 0
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Understanding Mitochondrial Disease: Energy Well Spent

Apr 01, 2007 Comments: 2
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Mitochondria...what's that?Mitochondrial disease in adults is a complicated disorder to diagnose. It has myriad  signs and symptoms and body systems involved. This, coupled with the fact that it is not a well-known disorder, makes diagnosis a long and difficult task.

Mar 29, 2007 Comments: 5
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One woman's experience:

Mar 29, 2007 Comments: 0

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